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Why do I keep getting bit by mosquitoes?

Why do I keep getting bit by mosquitoes?

Mosquitoes are big pests and, in fact, technically, the most dangerous animals on the planet. Mosquitoes are a vector of very dangerous diseases such as Zika, Dengue, and Malaria, to name a few. If you are getting bit by mosquitoes,…
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What smell do roaches hate the most?

What smell do roaches hate the most?

There aren't very many smells that are known to repel cockroaches. The survival instinct of roaches is very strong, so they will do just about anything to get food and water. The best way to repel roaches is to create…
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How do you get rid of roaches once and for all?

How do you get rid of roaches once and for all?

Cockroach control will always be an ongoing battle. Roaches, like ants, are part of our environment, so whilst you can kill a population that is currently within a structure, a new population may try and invade weeks, months, or years…
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Can cockroaches survive being flushed down the toilet?

Can cockroaches survive being flushed down the toilet?

Unfortunately, this is true! Roaches have an amazing ability to hold their breath and can survive being underwater for up to 30m. Some research shows that they are less able to survive being submerged in warm water. Cockroaches need to…
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What plant repels roaches?

What plant repels roaches?

There are many people on the internet claiming that certain plants repel cockroaches or other insects. Whilst some plants may provide some repellant features, these features will not extend far beyond the plant, if at all, and therefore will not…
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Is Vicks VapoRub an insect repellent?

Is Vicks VapoRub an insect repellent?

Many household items and home remedies can claim to be insect repellants in the sense that insects don't "prefer" to be around them. However, to create a barrier against pest entry or pest infestation, you will need to treat your…
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Do roaches ever go away?

Do roaches ever go away?

Roaches are part of the natural environment and will likely be here long after we are gone. The goal is not to eliminate cockroaches from the environment because that will not happen. The goal is to keep them out of…
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Do roaches like cinnamon?

Do roaches like cinnamon?

There is some disagreement on this issue. However, in my opinion, cinnamon is not a great deterrent for roaches. Yes, it seems that roaches do not prefer cinnamon, and it will not be their first choice to be around it.…
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Do roaches like peanut butter?

Do roaches like peanut butter?

Yes, cockroaches will eat peanut butter. In fact, they will eat many things, including soap. There isn't much that a cockroach will not eat. This lack of pickiness has been an important component to their effective survival and is why…
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Can Febreze kill cockroaches?

Can Febreze kill cockroaches?

Febreze is not useful as a cockroach control method or deterrent. Controlling cockroaches is really about getting as much product to as many roaches as possible. Over the years, many products such as baits, dust, liquids, and aerosols have been…
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